Rhode Island Avenue NE Improvements – Washington DC

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) carried out pavement repair and other, unspecified improvements to a segment of Rhode Island Avenue NE, from Twelfth Street to Sixteenth Street, in 1935-36.

The work was part of the $949,496 WPA allotment for DC roadwork for fiscal year 1936.

This WPA roadwork is probably not discernible today due to subsequent road maintenance, repairs, or alterations.

Source notes

Report of the Government of the District of Columbia, For the Year Ended June 30, 1936, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936, pp. 72-74.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on January 3, 2020.

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Location Info


Rhode Island Avenue NE
Washington, DC

Coordinates: 38.9243, -76.9861

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